A New Perspective on Retirement Living

We all enter the retirement conversation with our own perception of what retirement communities are like. The Summit is not one of those run-of-the-mill retirement communities. As a part of Rockwood Retirement's 90-acre, South Hill campus, The Summit is more like a small village or a college campus, where people are empowered to live a life that is active, exciting and creative. Our gated community features charming, tree-lined neighborhoods, maintenance-free homes or duplexes, apartments and luxury condos for those looking to enjoy an active lifestyle.

As a part of the Rockwood community, residents have the opportunity to take a landscape drawing class, practice Tai Chi, participate in a TED-talk discussion or writer’s workshop, oversee local energy conservation initiatives and venture into Spokane for cultural events like Artfest or to spend the evening with the Spokane Symphony. Active is not just a word that describes a younger generation. It describes the 60+.

At Rockwood, you will have the ability to do the things you love or have always wanted to do, and will have the comfort and security of knowing you are in a Life Plan Community. As a part of a Life Plan Community, you are provided every level of care so that life transitions can happen in a place you feel truly at home.

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Special Features

Luxury Apartments

The Summit is comprised of 65 luxury apartments that are outfitted with full kitchens, washers and dryers, open floor plans, and contemporary appliances and cabinets. Our apartments range from 900 to 2,210 sq. feet. To inquire about touring the Summit apartments or to request pricing information, call (509) 536-6701.

Please call marketing at (509)536-6701 for specific pricing information. We are also accepting wait list deposits.

Here are some sample floor plans in PDF format: Esmeralda Southeast, Meadow Wood 1, Meadow Wood 2, Painted Hills 1, Painted HIlls 2, Pasadena Ridge, Pine Acres 1, Pine Acres 2

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View the Esmeralda SE 2 bdr. Apartment Virtual Tour

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Please contact Eowyn Sallis, Director of Marketing at (509) 536-6701 for information on available apartments in The Summit. 




Independent Living

When you're a resident of The Summit, you have a lot of autonomy. The Summit is designed to give you an active and independent lifestyle, while alleviating some of the stress brought on by domestic responsibilities like housekeeping, meal preparation and maintaining your yard.


Advantages of Living at The Summit

When you live at The Summit, you have a lot to try. Exercise Classes. Drawing Workshops. Pedicures. Mystery Trips. Wine. It’s a full calendar. Whether you live in The Forest Estates, The Ridge, or The Summit, you will have access to all of Rockwood South Hill’s Shared Community Amenities. Everywhere you go you will get to enjoy all of the little things—the beautiful architecture, the attentive staff, the small luxuries—that make Rockwood a special place to live.

Culinary Experiences

Rockwood South Hill is home to three restaurants, an espresso café and a lounge that are able to make accommodations for your palate and dietary needs. With vegetarian, dairy free and gluten free dining options, Rockwood’s restaurants offer a convenient, gourmet dining experience that provides residents with fresh food that is made from scratch. Whether you’re in the mood for an Americano, Prosciutto Chicken, Coconut Curry Sauce, or a Rockwood Burger, our restaurants are qualified to give you a diverse array of culinary experiences.

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Arts & Culture

At Rockwood, we want to encourage lifelong vitality and lives of creative pursuit. We facilitate opportunities for our residents to engage with art and culture. Every week there are several opportunities to attend drawing classes, participate in writing groups, or watch documentaries and films. Each month, we plan group outings to places like the Spokane Civic Theatre, the Bing Crosby Theater, the Fox Theatre, The Modern Theater, and the Spokane Symphony.

Health & Wellness

Rockwood cares about each resident's health and well-being, which is why Rockwood’s fitness centers offer an exceptional variety of classes and the latest equipment for strength training and aerobic exercise. Residents at Rockwood South Hill engage their minds by participating in ongoing activities and clubs and taking courses that are a part of Rockwood’s program for continuing education. As a non-profit and faith-based retirement community, Rockwood creates opportunities for spiritual growth. Non-denominational Sunday services and Bible studies are held each week, and the staff chaplain is available to support each resident’s spiritual journey through personal counsel and thoughtful discussion.


The Summit apartments are spacious and contemporary. They are outfitted with stainless steel appliances, high-quality furnishings, and look out onto Spokane's charming and historic South Hill.

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Exterior Views

From your Summit apartment, you can look out onto Rockwood South Hill's wooded, 90-acre campus, which is only a ten-minute drive from Downtown Spokane. In this gallery, you can also view the outside walkways which are decorated with gardens and water features.

Special Features

When you're a part of Rockwood South Hill, you have access to community amenities, such as a movie theater, indoor pool for lap swims and infinity therapy, beauty salon for pedicures and massages, well-stocked private library, game parlors for playing chess and backgammon, art studio for drawing and painting classes, woodworking shop and more.

Schedule a Visit

We hope you’ll come up for a visit! If that is something you’d like to do, just hit the “Schedule a Visit” button below and fill out the form. Once you submit the form, someone from Rockwood will contact you within 48 business hours to schedule you for a tour of Rockwood South Hill and the Summit.

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